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on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >> throughout our battleground virginia special, we will take a groups offerent voters. >> we are breaking down voters by age, gender, and ethnicity. >> are political team includes cooper.uman and rebecca >> we have been inside both headquarters and the races this close. nodar kumaritashvili is taken for granted. they analyze every demographic no voter is taken for granted. whether it is making a pit stop or knocking back a:at a local watering hole, but tap into a very specific block of voters. >> it is still the second most important vote in america. >> second only to white females. is going tonow what sway me one way or another. mostly i am a democrat, but i made up my mind yet. successfult obama is young, women, hispanic, and black voters. 60%omney needs to get about of the white vote. possible? >> it is very possible. >> he says that is why romney almost to speak about days except the economy. >> many minority areas are used unemployment. historically, that is actu
that substantial deficit reduction would be associated with a substantial reduction in interest rates that would push the economy forward at the more rapid pace. indeed, in an important part of the economic growth of the 1990's can properly be attributed to the unlocking of economic energy that was achieved by the 1993 budget measures, that led to a reduction in interest rate, increase in investment, accelerating growth, lower capital clause, further improvement in the deficit and so forth. that approach, a fiscal consolidationization that lead to substantial growth was a plausible and compelling vision for the country in 1993 1993, it has been a plausible and come compelling vision for other countries and times in places. you cannot fall very far out of the basic. with interest rates at 1.7% for ten years. with a real interest at the level where if you want to put your money or store your money with the government for as much as twentd years, you have to pay them for the privilege of having them hold your money. if they are going give you back inflation. in such an environment, the reduction in
romney's proposing would add to the deficit and romney insists it is absolutely not true. >> if he says it's not true, then it's not true. okay. >> reporter: in battleground ohio, president obama insists mitt romney's tax cuts will add $5 trillion to the tax cuts. >> if it's true it's not going to add to the deficit, that leaves only one option. that's asking middle class families to foot the bill. >> the president's charge of a $5 trillion tax cut is obviously inaccurate and wrong. >> reporter: romney also in ohio mocked the obama campaign's latest add to cut funding for pbs. >> big bird. big bird. he's focused on saving big bird. it's kind of a strange thing in my view because i'm focused on helping the american people get good jobs. >> reporter: sesame street asked the president to pull the big bird ad. >> twice in the six month lead up you had bombings at our compound there in benghazi and it's 9/11 in libya. what other warnings do you need? >> reporter: warnings for president obama romney's closing the gap. the latest poll, reuters has them tied, gallup has him up by 2 and q has th
him bigger unemployment and bigger deficits nd more wars than president obama, was, by the failed policies of george w. bush, hich resulted in directly, the greatest ob losses since fdr. thissis not easy and it is harddwork but we are movinn forward. ayotte says: "hey, chris, let's ttlk about, though, his policies. of course, we didd't hear in the hour and 25 minutes of debate anything about the stimulus packagee because if you look at the policy, the trickle-down povernment policy, as the governor described it, they represented bellw 6 pprcent unemployment right now, after spendiig all of that money. so, they had full charge of the firss two years and the policies that this president put into place, actually made it worse. including the fact that obamacare is actually -- you ask small employers, it is causing them not to hire because of rising healthcare co" the presidential candidates october 16-th. we've been waiting 15 years for the orioles to host a playofffgame.... so what is a few more hours? thh rain delay was early 2 and a half the result of the game into - this
. jordan zimmerman allows five runs. deficit 7-1, nats fighting back. zimmerman takes lance lynn deep to left field, a solo home run. next batter adam laroche, little rally perhaps, follows suit to right field off lynn, back to back jacks, deficit now 7-3. top of the 7th now an 8-4 ballgame, somewhat manageable. zimmerman with two on lines out to left field. jayson werth tags and scores. the relay throw is awful. harper tries to go and is tagged out. nats fall to the cards 12-4, series tied 1-1 surrendering double digit runs to the cards now, nothing new. the fourth time this year that's happened. let's hope the cards got those runs out of their system. lindsay murphy joins us live from st. louis with more. >> reporter: hey, let's just call it like it is. this was an ugly game for the nationals. the cardinals 12 runs on 13 hits and once again pitching is a concern for this nationals ball club. jordan zimmerman has been consistent all season lasted only three innings, his shortest outing since coming off tommy johns surgery. so think about that a second. this ballclub you would think
. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
administration does not really care about the deficit and how high it is getting. why would you raise the deficit when you owe so much money? it will bankrupt our country. host: what do you do a in redmond, ore.? caller: i am a full-time student at a community college and i also work at a fast-food restaurant to pay bills. host: where are you studying? caller: criminal-justice. host: where are you watching c- span at 6:00 a.m. in the morning in oregon? caller: i get up early allot. earlier, i was watching a different program, in b.c. i think, and i think there were a lot of very baidoa -- nbc, i think, and i think there were a lot of very biased reporters. i switched channels. host: is this your first time watching c-span? caller: no, it is now. i actually watched it a lot. host: that is there a studying criminal justice in redmond, ore.. next up is michael in springdale, another first-time voter. caller: i was flipping through the channels here and listening to a lot of individuals call in and one of the topics that came up is the military. and being a first-time voter, i want to say that as a v
on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay ior it. if we can't trt t him here... how could we ever trust him here?
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script is all messed up. tyler moore rallied the nats back from a 2-1 8 inning deficit with a two out, two run single, leading the team to a 3- 2 win over the defending world series champions. game two is this afternoon in st. louis. game three will be in d.c. wednesday. >>> on the grid iron, the redskins lost the game and more, taking on undefeated atlanta. rg3 left the game in the 3rd quarter after taking a rough hit, yeah. it was a legal hit. along the sideline. the team says he has a middle concussions. cousins threw a 77-yard touchdown, but also threw two picks. atlanta won 24-17. dave ross will have an update on rg3's status and highlights from the orioles yankees coming up in about 15 minutes. allison? >>> less than a month to go before the election, and the focus is once again on foreign policy. today republican nominee mitt romney will be back in the commonwealth where he'll delivery an address at the virginia military institute. meanwhile, the president is in california. >> reporter: election day is four weeks from tomorrow. look at some of the polls. within the margin of er
with big birdd... bird.... 3 (30:48)we didn'' know bbggbird was driving the federal deficit........ere at a baltimore radio stttion...... (nats oo ad)its a campaign prrsiiential election boiled down to whether or not you're for big bird or noo......obama for america v released this ccmpaign ad.....using big bird to mock mitt romneyyfor proposiig funding cuts to pbs during last week's debate.....hoping to reduce the nations trillion dollar deficit.......(31:44)while we are talkinggabout 20 percent of the budget which is where the pbs money is in 80 percent of the budget is dealing with medicare.....social security...ddfense...we don't &ptalk about the big parts that's my wholl point..... (nats......hold for about 10 sec)(10:07)what this add really says abbut the voters psshow simple the voters are....john dede a pplitical people get connused by dodd frann people get confused by financial regulation reforn but big bird everyone understands...... romney also added during the debate........even though he would cut funding to pbs.......he added....."i like pbs.....i like big bir
. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> a former bus driver convicted of intentionally driving into a build is gettingied for learn her fate. theresa douglas drove her bus through the employee lounge at the accokeek school bus lost in december. she had posted on facebook she was done fighting and talking and ready to go to jail. >>> also making headline this morning a 4 engineered montgomery county boy lucky to an life after falling nearly 90 feet from an apartment window. this happened at the park montgomery comfort plex in -- complex last night. police are investigating if he was being watched or home alone at the time. incredibly, police say the boy was alert and talking in the ambulance. >>> a boxing legend and hometown hero way big a
. >> it is an alluring prospect to cut taxes on the wealthiest people, reduce the deficit, but the mass dictates you cannot have it all. the arithmetic, as president clinton said. the reality is, any path forward that promises to cut rates will fail to reduce the deficit or fail to protect the middle class from a net tax increase. you can at most achieve two of these goals. anyone pushing a plan purporting to accomplish all three is not telling the truth. the sooner we are honest with ourselves about this, the easier it will be to negotiate an actual compromise on taxes and on deficit reduction. host: senator charles schumer, democrat, new york, yesterday, talking about these negotiations on the so-called fiscal cliff. the gang of eight is trying to come up with some alternative plan to address that. we're spending a couple more minutes here, one or two more phone calls about the supreme court hearing the affirmative action case. they are going to release the audio of the arguments on friday after 1:00 p.m. we will put that up and air that on friday. go to c-span.org for more details about when all
campaign stop in new hampshire was talking about the threat of deficit spending. it's probably something you might hear tonight at the vice- presidential debate. here's a preview. [video clip] >> we cannot keep borrowing 36 cents of every dollar our government spends. we cannot keep the federal reserve doing what. we cannot keep looking our children in the eye, knowing that we are going to give them a diminished future because we are spending their money today. it's a very simple idea. mitt romney and i will bring it to washington. we've got to stop spending money we don't have. we must cut spending. we must get this balanced budget. we must get this debt under control. this debt not only hurts our economy today with the threat of higher interest rates and a losing a dollar and much higher tax rates. we know that we are giving the students here at this academy, our children and grandchildren, a lower standard of living. we've never done that in this country before. host: vice-presidential candidate paul ryan in new hampshire at a recent event. here's what you might hear from the vice-pre
the debate the other night was the deficit. the scrocketting deficit under president obama. remember, that the total federal deficit under president obama is still at $5.2 trillion. >> that's the debt that has been added, i think. the deficit right now it was also went down yesterday. the debt. and the deficit is now 1.1 trillion. that was also came out yesterday morning. >> another barometer people always look at, too. is food stamps. 2009 what did we have 33.5 million, right? and then in 2010, 40.3. last year 44.7. and look at this year already. 46.8 million. that's as of july. >> big jump. >> yeah, so are companies hiring? that could be the good sign that companies are hiring. you want to have some good news, right? and it's hard because you are seeing manufacturing though for the second straight month also slipping. that's a sign of the strengthening economy as well which is getting the economy moving. >> but for people who don't pay attention. you know, you look at that number 7.8. things are turning around. >> are your pants ringing? >> is that my -- it is my phone. hold on a s
, the economy, and the deficit, and a reference to former president kennedy. >> first of all, i was there when ronald reagan gave specifics to what he was going to cut in terms of tax expenditures. 97% of small-business americans paid -- make less than $250,000. amid tell you who some of the other small businesses are. hedge funds that make a hundred million dollars a year. that is what they call as small business. gov. romney on 60 minutes about 10 days ago was asked, you pay 14% on $20 million. somebody making $50,000 face more than that. he said that is fair. that is fair. do you think these guys are going to go out there and cut the loopholes? the biggest loophole they take advantage of is the carriage entrance loophole and the capital gains loophole. the reason that the american enterprise study, the tax policy center study all say taxes will go up on the middle-class is it is the only way you can find at $5 trillion and loopholes as to cut the mortgage deduction for middle-class people, take away their ability to get a tax break to send their kids to college. >> is he wrong about that? >
creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> buried beneath all the baseball headlines, scott? >> 6-2 in the 5th right now. nats lead. >> there you go. the redskins have a pretty big game this weekend. scott is back with a look at the match-up and rg3 on the mines of all of us. >> that's been -- minds of all of us. >> that's been the big item this week. he participated fully today in practice, said there's no symptoms or setbacks. >> he wants to play. >> if you ask him, he'll tell you he wants to play on sunday. it will be a game time decision. pierre garcon is questionable with a foot ailment. we'll see on him as well. how about the opponent this weekend? it's the minnesota vikings and this is one of the big surp
are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. hes adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> fox 5 health alert now. a medical examiner says a man is dead. an autopsy confirms 47-year-old douglas winngate died last month after receiving a spinal injection connected to that nationwide outbreak. at least 184 people were made sick. >>> a minnesota woman is the first to file a lawsuit in connection with the outbreak. the woman is suing the maker of the steroid after she was given an injection for back pain and experienced symptoms consistent with fungal meningitis. she has been tested and waiting for the results. it is estimated nearly 14,000 patients have been given the tainted injections and could be at risk for developing the rare form of fungal meningitis. >>> it's almost flu season, bu
's deficit. now the obama camp released a new tongue and cheek ad casting the star as a criminal mastermind. will it be infective? take a look and decide for yourself. >> i'm barack obama and i approve this message. >> bernie madoff, ken lay, gluttons of greed. and the man who towered over him. one man who has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. >> big bird. >> big, yellow, a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it's not wall street you have to worry about, it's sesame street. >> i'm going to stopt subsidy to pbs. >> mitt romney taking on enemies no matter where they nest. >> with the presidential election four weeks away, there is new polling out. it shows the race between president obama and mitt romney closer than ever. tracie potts has more on that from washington. good morning. >> lynn, good morning. mitt romney is going to iowa today to a family farm before heading off to ohio where we'll hear his repeat his new campaign line. mitt romney has a new campaign line today. >> hope is not a strategy. >> reporter: we first heard it in the foreign policy speech monday. he argues, pr
that the southern countries had to borrow to finance importing, germany will have to have a trade deficit, or there's no going home again. in china they cannot grow forever on the basis of exporting to the americans and not buying from the americans, because then they smother their customers. these imbalances haven't been fixed so, yes, the danger is real, and it's grave. jenna: charlie, let's talk about the ways to fix i. peter was mentioning the different types of economies at play in europe, but one of the things mentioned overall a couple years ago everyone was saying you've got to fix their debt and deficit, so people cut spending, and that became part of the problem because it slowed down the economy. >> well -- jenna: there's a little bit of you're darned if you do, you're darned if you don't. >> the imf is not a great example of how to fix things. they like high taxes, they like all those measures that slow down the economy. one of the problems in europe, and i have family in europe, is that the welfare state is too big. in italy it's la doll they vida every day. they're still there and sti
at the same time they're lecturing people about the deficit. we need to deal with the deficit and the folks at the very top should go back to paying the same rate they did during the clinton administration. when we had 20 million jobs created and the economy was doing great. so i thought this was a great night in exposing the really clear choice for the american people. you've got one guy who comes from scranton, pennsylvania. he's a fighter for the middle class. his policies back him up. you have another ticket that discovered the expression middle class in the last six months on the campaign trail. that was really clear. >> congressman chris van hollen of maryland. thank you very much for joining us tonight, sir. we know you're busy and a lot yet do. good luck winding down from being paul ryan, sir. i will say what you just saw there from congressman chris van hollen if you contrast that with us talking to david plouffe last week after the presidential debate and see the sort of democratic buoyancy out of this, what everybody said going into this was the democrats were looking for somethi
's four deficits are the four largest in u.s. history. >> reporter: with mitt romney's debate performance now showing up in the polls, it is putting even more importance on the next two debates to come. both presidential debates touched down in ohio tuesday night with mitt romney campaigning near youngstown and president obama at the ohio state university in columbus. the vice presidential candidates meanwhile continue to prepare for their first debate thursday night in kentucky. in the newsroom, tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >>> how often do you check your facebook or twitter account. >> too much no some people. ahead in about 15 minutes, the social networking may be far more tempting than you may think. first, let's talk to tucker barnes. >> all right, we've got some fog and low clouds across the region. cool temperatures too. guess what. sunshine is back and with it, mild temperatures. i'll have all the details on the weather forecast. julie wright will have your getting around traffic coming up right after the break. alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky.
to reduce the deficit and create jobs. >> i'm the only governor in modern times who left office with a smaller general fund budget than when i started, $5 billion worth of cuts. george has insofar shown an ability to make any kind of cuts. statement budget went up 45% in four years and then debt and spending skyrocketed in his time on the united states senate. on the tax side, i do believe we should let the bush tax cuts expire as planned. >> we do need a balance. there needs to be cuts made in federal spending. we need to grow the economy. i think there are a variety of things that ought to be cut and repealed and replaced is obamacare. that will save over $1 trillion. >> reporter: the two former virginia governors have been running neck and neck for 10 years. >>> one of the hottest issues on the ballot this year is question six and it is about same-sex marriage. opinions are strong even among some professional football players. >> coming up next, two mayors from the baltimore ravens with two different messages for voters. we'll be right back.  >>> people in maryland
of attention after mitt romney stated he would cut funding to pbs to help lower the deficit adding that he likedded the sesame street character but not at such a steep price. >> how did you find on the your name had been mentioned in the debate. >> i got a million tweets. >> so you're on twitter. no, i'm a bird. tweeting is how we talk. >> big bird kept it clean saturday night adding that he didn't want to ruffle any feathers. i imagine he could keep it clean. he has an image to uphold. >> big bird is all about kids. >>> coming up, speaking of politics, the political battle continues over the number one issue to americans this election season, jobs. on friday, the labor department reporting the unemployment rate 7.8%. the obama campaign is touting that number to show the recovery is picking up steam but republicans say the actual jobs picture is far bleaker. fox's doug mcelway has more. >> reporter: the controversy surrounding friday's release of the september unemployment numbers continues to swirl after jack welsh, the respected former ceo of ge tweeted on friday, unbelievable job number
, but he's really creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. better phone, better internet. it was like somebody like took our computer, shook all the junk out of it. we're actually getting more for our money with fios. [ male announcer ] it's time to get more for your money. upgrade to verizon fios internet, tv and phone with our best price online. just $84.99 a month, guaranteed for one year with no annual contract. there's at least three computers. [ girl 1 ] a tablet. [ woman 1 ] couple of gaming systems. we could all be running at the same time. we do not notice any dips. [ male announcer ] get tv rated #1 in customer satisfaction. and get the school year off to a great start with america's fastest, most con
taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >> attorney for -- attorneys for jerry sandusky met with the judge today. two hearings are planned for tomorrow. the first is to determine if he is of violent sexual predator and the second is to determine his sentencing. he faces life in prison. we will be live with his sentencing on abc7 news at 5:00. the man long suspected in the death of natalie holloway, a dutch newspaper reports that he has impregnated a woman despite being in prison in peru. he told the newspaper the pregnancy came after an unsupervised visit with the woman. >> 3 people behind bars after chaos broke out in a hotel in downtown philadelphia. we will show you some video. a brawl broke out between two separate wedding parties. and man, apparently the uncle of one of the bride's, had a heart attack a dot -- hard attack and died. >> there was 75 to 100 people. they started shoving each other. >> that video is the main piece of evidence in the case. more charges could be pending. this re
taxpayers. but he's really creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. freight railroads plan to spend $23 billion on their network. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney that's like launching 4 mars rovers, 10 gps satellites, and 20 space shuttles ...all in one year. and not a penny of it comes from taxpayers. >>> a former prince george's county bus driver convicted of intentionally driving into a building is expected to learn her fate today. she is 41-year-old teresa douglas and drove her bus through the employee lounge at the bus lot last september. authorities say she posted on facebook the night before she was tired of fighting and was ready to go to jail. she faces up to 53 years behind bars when sentenced today. >>> moni
focus on the economy, including how to reduce the deficit and create jobs. >> i'm the only governor in modern times who left office with a smaller general fund when i took office. debt and spending skyrocketed in his time in the senate. on the other side of the balance sheet, the tax side, i do believe we should let the bush tax cuts expire, as planned. >> we do need to balance. there needs to be cuts made in federal spending and we need to grow the economy. there are a variety of things i think off the bat what ought to be cut is and repeal asked replaced -- and replaced is obama care. that will save over $1 trillion. >> the two former virginia governors have been running neck and neck, but tim kaine appears to have taken a lead. >>> new polls out in the presidential race confirming the fight for the white house is tightening. as fox's doug luzader tells us, with four weeks to go before the election, both are coming out swunging on the campaign trail. >> reporter: 47 to 47, the race is locked up right now, at least according to gallup. the landscape is changing quickly. both campai
- degree deficit -- >> crummy day tomorrow. what can i say? >> it's okay. will slap us in the face and we'll rebound. >>> a college football duo decided to make their special day more unique. >> they traveled hundreds of miles to say i do and watch their mountaineers take on the longhorns. >> we love college football, right? >> reporter: timing is everything. ask fans julia and greg. >> i wanted to go to texas, my dad said texas was too far away. it was on our one-year anniversary, october 6th. >> reporter: effective for a destination wedding with all their friends. >> it's different. we wanted to be different. >> reporter: many brides shy away from fall weddings because of football season. >> awesome getting married? >> absolutely. >> very cool. >> she come up with the whole idea and planned it all. >> reporter: mark abbott walked his daughter down the aisle to mary her best friend, greg. >> she got married, 25 years, been with me and time to move on. >> reporter: the bride's best friend didn't know if she would follow through. >> we talked about it a while back and it was a crazy idea.
- or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? . >>> ware launching's new segment we hope will make your life easier. this is your hint behind me. fox 5s consumer reporter laura evans is in the newsroom with more. >> reporter: from time to time here on the news at 5, we're going to highlight a product or a service that we think is worth a second look. we're calling it laura's like. catchy, right? kind of like a facebook thing, you know. our first installment and we're going to take a look at something giving consumers an edge and that is a way for them to have a voice like never before. it's an online site called gripevine.com and we know the frustration when you have terrible service and you want to complain about something and that is impossible to get through to a company, especially when it's a large corporation. you call an 800 number and get lost. this website makes it easy and taps into the power of social media to help get your message heard. it was created by a consumer advocate and social media expert by the name of dav
of then mayor marion barry but d.c.'s huge deficit was turned into a $300 million surplus under bremer's leadership. he was also the first african- american to sit on the federal reserve board. andrew bremer was 86 years old. >>> coming up next, we'll go live to fox business network in new york. we'll find out how many teens say they have an iphone. >> as we go to break, you know babies born today will have a special birthday. it is 10-11-12. studies have shown most babies are born in august or september. one harvard researcher crunched numbers and said september 16th was the most common birthday. >> my son's birthday is september 15th. >> really? >> you missed it by one day. b >> you were so close, tony. >> we're back in just a moment. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break f
for $5 trillion in tax cuts and cuts to funding for pbs to help close the deficit. >> so for all you moms and kids, don't worry. somebody is finally cracking down on big bird. cracking down on him. elmo has made a run for the border. border. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild again but he is bringing the hammer down on sesame street. >> president obama will continue campaigning in california today with a star- studded event in san francisco t includes john legend and will i am. >>> one of the staffers at in florida decided to weekend romney's face with a napkin. he laughed it off but and to look uncomfortable. >>> we'll tell you who came out on top in the election with hugo chavez. >> and more cases of fungal meningitis as the outbreak spreads to more states. we'll have an update on that and new information about the pharmacy that distributed the product. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says
are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> engagement announcement from whitney houston's daughter. the news first came out in a clip for her new real show on our own. bobby christina confirms she is engaged to 22-year-old nick gordon. here's the twist, gordon was adopted, not formally, but brought into the home when he was 11 years old. family members call it unacceptable. >>> here's a look at films. >> argo is based on the true story of the rescue of six americans in iran in 1976. kevin gave it four and a half stars. >> four stars for seven psychopaths. a screen writer becomes involved in the l.a. gang world. >> and sinister starring ethan hawk trying to solve the mystery of why a family was killed in his home. he gave if four stars. >>
's record on spending. >> obama's four deficits are the four largest in u.s. history. >> now showing up in the polls, he is putting even more importance on the next two debates to come. >> both presidential debates touched down in ohio tuesday night with mitt romney campaigning near youngstown and president obama at the ohio state university in columbus. the vice presidential candidates continue to prepare for their first debate thursday night in kentucky. in the newsroom, tom fitzgerald, fox 5 news. >> joining us now, fox 5 political analyst. mark, according to pew, which groups dropped off the most? >> this is really astounding numbers, brian. among women, he was up, the president was, by 18 points. now they are running even now. among people who are 50 and younger, a group very much favorable to president obama, a short time ago, president was up 17 points in that category and it's now even. and then among independents, he is losing too. so these are dramatic reversals for president obama from constituencies that were very much in his camp. >> romney saw a bump in every swing sta
. allen charged senator kaine would turn to tax hikes to battle the deficit. while kaine accused allen of hollow promises void of specifics. tonight's moderator said the tax discussion will undoubtedly emerge again. >> allen said the tax cuts should be for everyone, tim kaine says in fact that families making over $500,000 should have their tax rates raised back to where they were when bill clinton was president. so taxes is going to be a clear distinction here. >> reporter: both candidates put up new ads today. . >> we're a great team. we'll be a great team in washington. >> reporter: allen's latest ad focuses on the looming budget cuts that could hit hard in the defense industry. >> george allen's plan stops the defense cuts, creates jobs, and grows our economy. >> reporter: while kaine has outraised allen, outside groups have spent tens of millions of ads against kaine. polls have been mostly deadlocked until the last few days when three surveys show kaine pulling ahead. swing voters they say might vote a split ticket. >> the vast majority of people who vote for barack obama are goi
knew that he was driving our deficit? >> reporter: he put up a cable tv ad. >> it's me, big bird. >> big, yell, oh a menace to our economy. mitt romney knows it is not wall street you have to worry about. it is sesame street. >> reporter: team obama even flew the messagever romney today. who mocked the president's move to save a tv character. >> i actually think we need to have a president who talks about saving the american people and saving good jobs and saving our future. >> reporter: a race with new energy and urgency in key states like ohio where this is the time day for voter registration. >> reporter: with romney ahead, but the president keeping his lead in the poll with a bigger group. all registered voters, democrats figure more than ever now, it is turnout that will decide who wins. i'm steve handelsman, news4. >>> the big day is almost here. the nationals' first game of the playoff season is tomorrow afternoon at nationals park against the cardinals by this time tomorrow, the game will probably be over. and thousands of baseball fans will converge with rush hour traffi
to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >>> welcome back. stocks get a bounce from friday's jobs report but this week could be tough for investors. lauren simonetti has this morning's business beat. good morning to you. happy monday. >> hello. happy monday, wisdom. >> let's talk about the jobs numbers and the impact they had friday on the markets. >> it was a mixed report. yes, the unemployment rate fell to 7.8% but with the two different surveys, the numbers were volatile and confusing for many. this is open to interpretation. for last week, really strong week for stocks. the dow industrials are going to open today, this columbus day, stock markets are open, bond markets are closed. they will open at a five-year high. that is the problem. many people are saying the fuel that has lifted this rally thanks to the fed and other things is about to come crashing down. futures this morning or down 50 points on the dow. >> also, investors are bracing for the worst earnings since late 2009. >> t
the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? >>> welcome back. many americans are on the job hunt as you know even in they already have a job. we'll have more on that in a minute. first, let's talk about monday's slow start on the market. lauren simonetti with fox business network is live in new york with the business beat. >> good morning. >> we feed to get things kick started on the markets yesterday. stocks were a little slow starting the week. >> kick started is a good way to put it because we are flat and maybe slightly lower this morning. the dow was off 26 points yesterday. the reason was we had very light trading. it was columbus day after all and people are nervous. investors are certainly apprehensive about what is going to happen tonight when the ahuge numb giant alcoa is the first major company to report on their third quarter profits. we'll get young brands today, some big like j. p. morgan on friday. it is a huge week for earnings. we are not fooling too booed about it. >> a new survey shows for those lucky people who do have jobs,
again tried to portray kaine as a would-be tax liker. kaine repeatedly cited deficits. >> i think cain won because allen didn't answer some questions about privatizing social security, didn't whether he or the trentt with one statement, repeated it over again that allen said in the senate that i want to ram their soft teeth down their whiney throats. that isn't the bipartisan patina that you want. >> the two have been running neck and neck for nearly two years but kaine appears to have tan the lead in recent polls. >>> jerry sandusky is speaking out proclaimings he was innocent and was given atrial based on pawls accusations denying he committed any of the, quote, disgusting acts. he will be sentenced later on today in a pennsylvania courthouse. melanie alnwick is live in the fox 5 control room with more. >> reporter: legal experts say, given the nature of the charges and the number of the crimes, that jerry sandusky is likely to spend the rest of his life in prison. still, he is not going to jail without a fight. former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky speaking out f
to experts, he'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? 123-40-6789 she said she won and lost and now being sued. the mcdonald's employee who claim she won the lootery in maryland made coworkers mad. 14 are suing her for fraud. she was part of the office pool and believe she's hiding her jackpot winnings but the maryland lottery said guess what, she never won. the lottery officials say three school teachers won it. the mcdonald's employees claim wilson offered to pay the teachers a million bucks to claim the prize so she would not have to share it with them. >>> a horrible ending to what was supposed to have been a daring act. a man competed and won an insect-eating contest and died shortly after the competition ended. investigators say he was one of 30 people who competed last friday in deerfield beach, florida. he ate dozens of live cockroaches and worms and got sick afterwards. >> we're all sad, sad for the family and for us, for him. it's a bad situation. >> there is a lot of quest
's really creating debt. the facts are clear. obama's four deficits are the four largest in us history. he's adding almost as much debt as all 43 previous presidents -- combined. and over 30 cents of every dollar obama spends is borrowed. much of it from countries like china. he's not just wasting money, he's borrowing it and then wasting it. we can't afford four more years. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> a liver problem is to brame for the recent death of the national zoo's six day old giant panda cub. the zoo's chief veterinarian says the lungs were underdeveloped. the cub's mother seems to be getting back to normal. yesterday, she spent time roaming in her outdoor playpen, resting and sunning herself. >>> exciting news from space this morning. nasa says the first rock that the mars curiosity rover reached out to examine is more unusual than scientists thought it would be. the researchers say it is unlike other rocks seen on mars. it contains more sodium and potassium and is more like rare volcanic rocks seen on earth in places like hawaii. those rocks are for
the deficits. >> for you moms and kids out there, somebody is cracking down on big bird. cracking down on him. elmo has made a run for the border. governor romney plans to let wall street run wild again, but he's bringing the hammer down on sesame street. >> president obama will continue campaigning in california today, with a star studded event in san francisco, including john legend and will.i.am. >>> meanwhile, mitt romney returns to virginia today as he laughs off what looked like an uncomfortable situation in florida. the republican nominee was taking pictures with staff at a restaurant in port st. lucie when one of the staffers wiped romney's face with a napkin. romney can be seen laughing off the situation, but appears to be a little uncomfortable. >>> prepare for a month full of debates. this thursday vice president biden and congressman paul ryan will face off in their first and only debate. next tuesday, the 16th, president obama and mitt romney will meet for their second debate and the final debate is october 22nd. >>> u.s. senate race in virginia takes the spotlight tonight as dem
'd have to raise taxes on the middle class - or increase the deficit to pay for it. if we can't trust him here... how could we ever trust him here? . >>> as we await mitt romney and paul ryan, let's get to our strategy session. joining us now two cnn contributors, the democratic strategist maria cardona and former bush speech writer david frum. thanks very much for coming in. we had a focus group, undecided voters watching in virginia at the debate last night. and the low point for paul ryan happened when he was talking about abortion. let me play this. >> we don't think that unelected judges should make this decision that people through their elected representatives and reaching a consensus in society through the democratic process should make this determination. >> that was the low point for him. and among those focus groups in the dial test today @barack obama the twitter site tweeted low point happened near the end of the debate when he was asked about abortion. i was referring to that focus group. how much of a problem is the difference between the democratic ticket and the republica
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